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Updated 21 hours ago


[QUOTE who="MiMI in New Castle, Delaware"]It would really be great if we could Skype to study together and discuss the exam.[/QUOTE] what's your...


Advice on career change to HIM!

I recently graduated with a degree in finance, but decided that I would like to enter into the HIM field instead. I've researched some...


Ahima Coding Basics Program Completion time

I was just curious if anyone here has went through the AHIMA Coding Basics program, and if so how long did it take you to complete? I know it gives...


Updated 2 days ago

Review of CPC Coding Certification Blitz - 24 Replies

I think after reviewing everything about the Blitz videos and the that Laureen is doing a great job and i am looking forward...


Updated 3 days ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 1650 Replies

[QUOTE who="coderlady"]Is this job remote?[/QUOTE] No, they do however have remote positions. They are growing so much they wanted to have their...


Updated 4 days ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 73 Replies

search what can RHITs do on google.


Updated 4 days ago

The future of medical coding - 35 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada"]Its going away. My niece is a medical coder and that is her opinion. Anything that is "...

A J-4

Updated 4 days ago

Jobs/Careers for "RHIA" professionals ? - 16 Replies

B.S. degree in Health Information Management (RHIA certifying/licensing track) 'RHIA' (Registered Health Information Administrator exam)...


Updated 6 days ago

allied school for medical coding and billing - 81 Replies

[QUOTE who="Choua in Milwaukee, Wisconsin"]I believe you can go on their website and it'll tell you how much that course cost. Right now I'm...

Steve Hunkins

Updated 9 days ago

No job for a new medical coder, because I don't have 2 years experience. - 53 Replies

[QUOTE who="Deb Wright in Venice, Florida"]Dear Coder, YES!!! CCS or CPC RHIT- get them all. I have positions now that those are a must have. ...

AmandaR Raymond

Health information technology program

Is this a hard program? do most people pass? I recently switched from nursing after realizing its not my passion. I want to know the level of...


Updated 12 days ago

Coding Jobs without Experience - 110 Replies

I am Zack by the way


Updated 12 days ago

Medical coding help - 8 Replies

I needed some help with my medical coding case studies. I am drawing blanks I have 9 of them that I need to do and I am stuck. Can someone please...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 14 days ago

Is Going To College For HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN Worth It? - 14 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kenpachi in Tempe, Arizona"]unless you're specializing, any degree is kinda useless these days. I just finished my AAS and passed the...


Updated 14 days ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 40 Replies

[QUOTE who="pin75us in Cape Coral, Florida"]I am having the same issue. I graduated about six months ago with an Associates in Science and also have...


Advice on Contract Coding

I am currently employed at a hospital as an outpatient coder, in October I will have one year total of coding experience. My husband and I plan on...


Updated 15 days ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 145 Replies

I am currently taking online classes through PennFoster for medical billing and coding and it seems like a lot. I am almost done with all my courses...


Updated 21 days ago

Question for Medical Coders? Need some help here. - 1 Reply

Is the amount the total without any self-pay discounts the company may have applied? If so, I'd call the billing dept and explain that you want to...


Updated 21 days ago

Non-Certified Work from home Medical coding jobs in Georgia - 362 Replies

Great advice from everyone.. just want to add that MOST of the "remote" opportunities you see are from companies OUTSIDE of the U.S. Now they won't...


Updated 22 days ago

Review of CCA Test Prep exam from - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="karen in Lone Pine, California"]Hi - Don't stress about this test;it's actually pretty easy :) I also purchased the practice tests from...


Updated 22 days ago

Looking for entry level medical coding job. - 6 Replies

Am gonna finish the Medical Billing/Coding soon... My nightmare and concern are How to find a job in the medical field. Specially with my case I am...


Updated 1 month ago

Is Coding & Billing Being Outsourced Overseas? - 85 Replies

To Bensalem in pennsylvania, Thanks for your opinon, could you suggest -- if i did CCS and also tumour registrar --does this field has jobs --if...


Updated 1 month ago

AHIMA's Exams - No Educational Requirements! - 470 Replies

[QUOTE who="mcgrudder in Belvidere, Illinois"]I see a lot of new certified grads not qualify for jobs because they don't have previous experience. ...

Coding Student

Coding Homework Help

I desperately need help a coding a medical record. I just need someone to look over my codes before I turn them in to see if my coding is correct....

RHIT Student

Need to Interview A Coding Professional for school

I have an assignment which entails interviewing an HIM professional. I would like to interview someone who works in the Health Information Management...


Updated 1 month ago

Are vaccinations required to get a medical coding job? - 2 Replies

Like Karen said, it depends on the employer. I worked for a private medical practice and it was optional, but you had to sign a form stating you...


Updated 1 month ago

RHIT or RHIA? - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mossyoak in Liberty, Texas"]Thank you for the reply. I still have about 2 yrs before I will graduate. I am trying to get everything that...

Rhonda Kaye

Updated 1 month ago

Remote Orthopedic Coding Jobs - 8 Replies

I am currently in Madill Ok looking for a remote orthopedic job. For the past 7 years I have performed office and surgery coding for an ortho...


Updated 1 month ago

Thinking about taking online 6 month course for medical coding/billing/terminology - 5 Replies

I would like for Mrs. Christine Madeya to call or email me please for help


Updated 1 month ago

Questions on AHIMA Coding Basics Program - 40 Replies

As a coder who just quit after three years at two different hospitals, I can tell you that your education is of little value. Many of the coders I...

Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I

Updated 1 month ago

Is it difficult to learn coding on your own? - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="Celly in Buffalo, New York"]Hello again, I am looking into online schools that teach medical coding or billing . My goal is to work...


Updated 1 month ago

The CCA exam - 2 Replies

Yes I took the exam and passed it. I took the exam in March, now I think that the exam is done using ICD-10. If you study hard, should have no...

Jenny Horner

Updated 1 month ago


[QUOTE who="drewyand in Saint Louis, Missouri"]Finding a job in accounting will never be hell no matter how many people are going into it....


Updated 2 months ago

ccs examination - 1188 Replies

[QUOTE who="jraetucker in Russellville, Arkansas"]I have AMAZING notes for the ICD-9 CCS exam. I took the test on March 13 and passed with a 388. ...


Updated 2 months ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 24 Replies

[QUOTE who="CookieMonster2013 in Washington DC, District of Columbia"]A "RHIA" has capability of making between $70,000 - $150,000 depending on what...


Updated 2 months ago

Having problem solving the word problems on the RHIA exam especially the FTE's need help!!!!! - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="MiMI in Wilmington, Delaware"]Shouldn't it be patient encounters/productivity? I got: =.88*1000=880 =880/8 (hrs in a work day)...


Updated 2 months ago

Should I try and take the CPC exam while it's still on ICD-9 codes? - 2 Replies

Yes you should. My younger sister was also feeling reluctant to get appear in CPC exam because of coding problem but now one of her coach advise...


Updated 2 months ago

Health Information Management or Information Science? - 1 Reply

It doesn't have to be IS. Any computer/IT-related degree or certificate would work.


Updated 2 months ago

Advice from RN medical coders - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="cricketsarge in Big Bear Lake, California"]Go to They are the industry standard. They have coding classes that you can take...


E/M coder pay vs inpatient pay

I hold RHIT certification and am an e/m coder at a hospital. I was wondering how big of a difference is between an e/m coder's pay and facility...


Updated 2 months ago

The Andrews School - Medical Coding - 5 Replies

How is it going in Andrews School? I am seriously considering signing up for the coding course myself and wanted to see how you are doing. Thanks!


Updated 2 months ago

medical assistant vs medical coding & billing - 3 Replies

I spent a lot of money going to school for Medical Assisting . And Unfortunately I have not been able to find a job yet going on 2 yrs now . what...


Updated 2 months ago

Remote coding jobs....don't bother - 247 Replies

Seems to me while everyone is up in arms over the way billing and coding is headed that the bright side is beginning to peak from the shadows of the...


Working remotely?

I have a physical disability which makes it difficult to work outside my home. I'm looking into medical coding as a way to work remotely. Does...


Updated 3 months ago

What is your salary as an RHIT? - 1 Reply

Im in my last semester for an AAS in HIT. I take the RHIT exam next month. Ive tried to research a lot about the salaries of a RHIT; I don't think...


Updated 3 months ago

new student - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="rutabaga37 in Oswego, New York"]I'm currently taking classes through Codesmart University. I'm having a hard time finding other students...


Updated 3 months ago

Medical Coder Work Environment - 150 Replies

Can you tell me about the medical billing coding course at CareerSteps. Is their training program really good or should I go to a community college...


Updated 3 months ago

RHIT Jobs Other Than Coding? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nikki in Saint Augustine, Florida"]Hi Brittney, Congrats on passing the exam! I will sit for the RHIT next Tuesday, 2/11. Can you...

Angel Leynes

Updated 3 months ago

CCA exam - 1674 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lisa DeLeon in Harker Heights, Texas"]Yes its open book.[/QUOTE] Are you allowed to have notes in your book?

A J-4

Updated 4 months ago

Possible career change to RHIA-need advice!! - 208 Replies

Careers/Jobs for "RHIA" certified professionals depending on years of experience, addition of advanced degree (MBA, MS, MHA) w/ RHIA 2014: -...

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